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Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.

The PA – Hospitalist practices medicine independently with minimal physician supervision. Within physician–physician assistant relationship, PA-Cs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. Focuses on patient flow, appropriate lengths of stay, care coordination, patient admission and discharge processes and adherence to care protocols and pathways. May include responsibility for assisting physician in surgery, education, research, and administrative services.

This role is a full time opportunity that will be mainly seeing patients at Abbot Northwestern and United Hospitals, with occasional coverage at North Memorial and Maple Grove Hospital. Position will be based in Plymouth; must be willing to float to all Summit sites as needed.

Dynamic Physician Assistant opportunity to work in various roles in orthopedics with multiple different orthopedic specialties. PA’s first duty would be seeing hospital post-ops and consults primarily at various metro hospital locations. Providing orthopedic continuity for patients in the hospital setting and working with various orthopedic teams. Once hospital care is complete, the Hospitalist will see patients in the clinical setting in our Orthopedic Urgent Care clinic alongside other PA’s. Surgical training and assisting in cases are a part of the role where/as needed.

Summit Orthopedics, Ltd., provides the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota with the full spectrum of orthopedic care including sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our Orthopedic Urgent Care clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists are part of the 1000+ employees who partner to provide quality care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.



  • Certification by the NCCPA, licensure or eligible for licensing as a PA in the state of Minnesota


  • 1 year(s): One year of experience as a PA preferred, Prior orthopedic experience preferred.



  • Masters or better in Physician Assistant

Licenses & Certifications


  • Basic Life Support


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Sup
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